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‘To be or not to be’

‘To be or not to be’

Episcopal School sophomores hold Shakespeare Festival Tenth graders at the Episcopal School of Jacksonville celebrated the Bard and some of his most cherished plays at a Shakespeare Festival, held last month at the school’s Munnerlyn Campus. “Othello,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and “Antony and Cleopatra” were among the works performed for sixth thru ninth graders […]

Four Episcopal Students Make National Merit Semifinals

Four Episcopal Students Make National Merit Semifinals

Episcopal School of Jacksonville seniors Kate Adams, Ella Bisher, Sean Ramsey and William Volen have been named National Merit Scholar Semifinalists. High school students enter the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT), and meeting additional requirements. The nationwide pool of semifinalists, representing less than one percent of U.S. […]

Photography students document Italy

Photography students document Italy

Episcopal School of Jacksonville photography students visited Italy with photography instructor Mark Zimmerman. In Venice they attended The Biennale, took a boat trip to Murano and Burano for a glassblowing demonstration, and saw an installation by Anselm Kiefer at the Palazzo Ducale. In Florence they heard the monks chant at Abbazia di San Miniato al […]

ESJ rowing wins Scholastic State Championship

ESJ rowing wins Scholastic State Championship

Early in April the Episcopal rowing team traveled to Sarasota for the FSRA state championships and came away with three titles.  Leading the way for the Episcopal School of Jacksonville Eagles was Reilly Shapiro ’22 — lightweight single overall and scholastic state champion; Allie Alton ’22 and Bradlie Hicks ’23 (varsity 2 boat) — second […]

The Vision Behind A Vision for Art

The Vision Behind A Vision for Art

In the fundraising world where the commonplace of silent auctions prevails, Episcopal School of Jacksonville, St. Marks Campus has managed to compose a creative, colorful assemblage that brings the city together through the medium of its people.  A Vision for Art is a multi-day art show that curates art from established and emerging artists from […]

Three-part series attended by clergy members and Diocesan administrators

Three-part series attended by clergy members and Diocesan administrators

Through the Episcopal Diocese of Florida, The Rev. Adam Greene, Episcopal School of Jacksonville Head of School and the diocese’s Bishop’s Institute for Ministry and Leadership invited diocesan clergy to participate in a three-part series on leadership held November through January. The virtual forums provided an opportunity for collective sharing and learning that explored “Leaning […]

Seniors Commit to Play at Collegiate Level

Seniors Commit to Play at Collegiate Level

10 members of the Episcopal School of Jacksonville Class of 2022 have committed to play a sport in college next year. Special signing ceremonies were held for them by the Athletic Department as they made their commitment.  Rowing: Allie Alton – University of Texas Girls Lacrosse: Sofia Chepenik – Clemson University Keely Cleland – Arizona […]

Egg-Streme Parachuting Teaches Newton’s Second Law of Motion

Egg-Streme Parachuting Teaches Newton’s Second Law of Motion

Episcopal seventh grade STEAM students taught by Brian Francois recently conducted a design challenge on Egg-Streme Parachuting on the Munnerlyn Campus. Students were required to design and construct a parachute that could carry an egg safely to the ground from a height of five meters (16 feet). Each collaborative group examined the influence of a […]

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